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WeekendWarriorLawn 06-25-2012 10:58 PM

"edge-mastering"
 
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it's an art form. these are not some of my best scenes in action, but this is what I do with my crew doing other work.

my buddy doesn't know how to take good pictures with his camera, but still kinda fun. the sidewalk and boulevard here was really nasty before. i never remember to get before pics!

Steve 06-26-2012 10:57 AM

Are there certain techniques about edging with your line trimmer that you feel most new business owners don't understand how to do?

WeekendWarriorLawn 06-26-2012 08:46 PM

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i would advice anyone interested in learning how to edge with a weed whacker to begin experiments at home, and look up some youtube education on it. there are a lot of great videos showing different techniques.


eventually after you do it, the weed whacker becomes an extension of your arm, and anyone with a creative or artistic talent will really get into it.



i love doing it. i just recommend saftey first because debris flies up like no tomorrow. even with the protective guard you can take a beating. today i took a stone to the side of my face at around 60 miles an hour! im ready for a face mask and some form of air filtration because this will really let you know how dry a clients soil is.


what edging techniques have you used with success? what do you advocate or recommend?

baileysgreenthumb 09-11-2012 12:27 PM

um yeah
 
I would advice a face shield and putting the trimmer guard back on. Unless you want a shattered tooth.

dpld 09-11-2012 02:14 PM

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Originally Posted by baileysgreenthumb (Post 115671)
I would advice a face shield and putting the trimmer guard back on. Unless you want a shattered tooth.


i don't think he needs your advice because he most likely is not pretending to be in business anymore considering he could not afford to put a 300 dollar window in his car.

plus he does not come here anymore.

wat5150 09-11-2012 07:16 PM

This is good stuff!! Those pics are hilarious!! LMAO. Extension of your arm!!!!!LOL Jesus what a knob.

mark123 09-11-2012 07:41 PM

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Originally Posted by wat5150 (Post 115684)
... Extension of your arm!!!!! ...

You too can learn this secret technique at the Dojo of the Grassless Edge! $35.99/month. You pay NOW!!!

CHEESE2009 09-11-2012 07:42 PM

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Originally Posted by wat5150 (Post 115684)
This is good stuff!! Those pics are hilarious!! LMAO. Extension of your arm!!!!!LOL Jesus what a knob.

Bastard. You bumped this over my post?

Now you are obliged to go and comment on it!

It's titled "SOD FUN"...

:'(

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SECTLANDSCAPING 09-11-2012 07:46 PM

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Originally Posted by CHEESE2009 (Post 115687)
Bastard. You bumped this over my post?

Now you are obliged to go and comment on it!

It's titled "SOD FUN"...

:'(

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If you put rolling sod is like a extension of my foot. You might have some Gopher love.

Everybody thinks its all fun and games till that high powered ryobi takes out a eye.;)

CHEESE2009 09-11-2012 07:51 PM

Rolling sod becomes an extension of my wang.

It's an erotic service, getting on my knees and all for mother nature.


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